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This Filthy World (2006)

Jeff Garlin's documentary on the work of John Waters.

Director:

Jeff Garlin

Writer:

John Waters

Star:

John Waters

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Cast

Cast overview:
John Waters ... Himself
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Storyline

At the Harry DeJour Playhouse in New York in the mid-2000s, John Waters emerges from a confessional onto a stage littered with trash. He tells stories. After a few about his childhood and early influences, he roughly follows the chronology of his career as a film director, relating anecdotes about the making of each film and letting those stories lead him to riffs on other topics. Gay references and wry observations about people's foibles and limits are constants. Waters' looks, too, are the butt of his jokes. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Official Sites:

Netflix [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Waters: same swinstwa See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinemavault, Filthy World See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This Filthy World originated as John Waters' one man show that has toured all around the world. It was then filmed live to create this production. Mr. Waters still tours with this show and speaks at various engagements in which he includes many of the anecdotes that he shares both on stage and in the filmed version. See more »

Connections

References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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A very different concert film
18 June 2007 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

John Waters did a one man show a year or two ago around the country. This film shows the whole show. Basically it's just Waters talking about good (and bad) taste, all his movies, his battles with the ratings board (over "Low Down Dirty Shame"), the actors he worked with, various sexual acts and his life in general. This movie is frequently hilarious and never boring...but not for everybody. The language is VERY raw and Waters doesn't shy away from anything (the comments about fisting got to me a little). This isn't for people who are easily offended but for those who love Waters and his films this is lots of fun. An 8--only because it IS a stage show and gets somewhat stagy a few times.


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